The US military said it killed a leader of the Islamist militant al Shabaab group with an air strike in Somalia over the weekend, while the insurgents claimed responsibility for a new attack.Somalia's government said the leader was one of the co-founders of the al-Qaeda linked movement that has killed tens of thousands of people in bombings since 2006.
Mars has just introduced its first new M&M's character in 10 years, but it has already received backlash online.
Brisbane's 2032 Olympics should not be viewed as the end of a golden decade of Australian sport but rather a springboard to sustained success.That is according to swimming legend Kieren Perkins, who now runs the Australian Sports Commission, as the nation prepares for a period littered with home world championships and other major sporting events.
With several days of rain ahead, Sydney might break a 72-year record as most of the country is hit with wild weather.
South Korea and the US military have conducted missile drills in response to North Korea's launch of a ballistic missile over Japan, as the United Nations Security Council prepares to meet over Pyongyang's longest-range test.Nuclear-armed North Korea test-fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) farther than ever before on Tuesday, sending it soaring over Japan for the first time in five years and prompting a warning for residents there to take cover.
Grim new information has come to light after the bodies of a boy and a girl were discovered inside an abandoned storage unit.
Environmental groups and farmers are demanding better protection from oil and gas development for the rivers and flood plains of the Lake Eyre basin.The call follows a major study investigating the distribution of oil and gas across the flood plains that identified major environmental concerns.
Sneaky homeowners secretly renting out their properties on Airbnb could soon be dobbed in by their neighbours. Find out what's happening.
The murder of a young Tasmanian man with a sword was an act of revenge in a dispute sparked by a social media message being sent to the wrong person, a court has been told.Five people are facing trial accused of murdering Bobby Medcraft, 23, who died from blood loss following an altercation in the northwest city of Burnie in the early hours of March 29, 2020.
A TiKToker has shocked fellow passengers at the airport with her questionable outfit choice. Find out what she wore.
A court appeal against a landmark legal victory by traditional owners halting drilling at a massive Northern Territory gas project has been expedited.The Federal Court will hear the appeal on November 15 and 16 after the same court last month found the offshore gas regulator shouldn't have approved environmental plans to drill in the Barossa gas field, 265km northwest of Darwin.
A Coles customer's basket fail has amused fellow shoppers - and it turns out she's not the first to make the error.
A Victorian man has admitted he drugged and raped a woman who rented a room from him after it was advertised on Gumtree.Marco Gastello, 44, appeared by video link from prison in Melbourne's County Court on Wednesday, where he pleaded guilty to five sexual offences.
A home up for sale has become a viral sensation thanks to one spooky detail.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has diverged from the Australian course, lifting the official cash rate by 50 basis points to 3.5 per cent at its October meeting.
Drivers will soon start to see something new on the road but some say it could be more problematic. Do you think it's a good idea?
A western Sydney teenager who disappeared more than 50 years ago was seen talking to two men in a panel van on the day she vanished without a trace.Police now want to track down the pair as they try to determine what happened to 15-year-old Lynette Melbin and hope a $500,000 reward will prompt someone to come forward and help them uncover her fate.
It comes as Vladimir Putin issued a stern warning about his use of nuclear weapons. Find out more.
Australian women who married Islamic State fighters and are now languishing with their families in a Syrian detention camp will cooperate with law enforcement if they're repatriated, a leading child advocate says.Save the Children CEO Mat Tinkler said he had discussions with the women about submitting to surveillance and house arrest if they were returned to Australia when he visited the camp.
With western Sydney shaping up as a prime battleground in the NSW election, the government has begun drip feeding funding announcements for community projects in the crucial area.The government has a substantial war chest in 'WestInvest', a $5 billion community investment fund created by the $20.